Los Angeles--Imagine my surprise to see John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco Systems, immortalized with a star on Hollywood Boulevard. Right near Levar Burton no less.
What did they give it to him for? For his fine performance of the "Are you ready?" speech he used to give during the Internet heyday. Chambers gave this speech once every few days, it seemed, between 1996 and 2000. It was rousing, until the third time you heard it. (And it turned out the answer to the question was: "For the dot.com implosion? No.")
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